Background & Experience

Steve Gershman, was previously a Shareholder with KatzAbosch. He joined the firm in 1973. He has experience in accounting, auditing, management
services, and personal financial planning that spans more than 30 years. Specializing in personal financial planning, he has guided clients with their individual tax and estate planning as well as developing their family legacies.


University of Baltimore, Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Areas of Specialization

Steve provides a full range of accounting and tax services for clients including:
• Personal financial planning
• Income tax returns
• Business planning and consulting
• Expert witness and forensic accounting

Professional Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant, 1972
  • Personal Financial Specialist, 1994
  • Certified Fraud Examiner, 1996


  • H. Mebane Turner Service Award, University of Baltimore Alumni
  • Association, 2006
  • Howie Award, Howard County Arts Council, 2005
  • Distinguished Leadership Award, National Association For Community Leadership, 1998

Professional Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA)
  • D.C. Institute and Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Howard County Arts Council, Chair “Celebration of the Arts,” past President and Treasurer
  • Howard County Leadership Program, past Treasurer and past Board Member
  • Woodmark Community Association, Inc., Founding Member, former Board of Directors and Treasurer
  • Howard County Leadership Program Alumni Committee, past Participant and President Alumni Committee
  • American Institute of Mental Health, past Board Member
  • Easter Seals Society of Maryland, Inc., past Howard County Advisory Board Member
  • Howard County Executive for the Evaluation of County Needs for Child Care, past ADHOC Committee Member
  • HCDrugfree, past Treasurer and Board Member
  • REP Stage, past Advisory Board Member
  • Horizon Foundation Howard County Inc., Past Board of Director, former Chair of Audit committee